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Sep 2, 2010 12:00am PDT
somewhat to help guide us. last month, we talked about positive emotions such as reward and pleasure. tonight we turn to fear and anxiety. human have evolved to feel fear in response to danger and to exhibit aggression when threatened. today fear and aggression can be found throughout the animal kingdom. by studying these emotions in animals, we may one day learn how to control violent behavior in ourselves. last month we discussed how the brap's pleasure circuits are corrupted by addiction. this evening we will learn how the brain's fear circuits go awry in clinical syndromes of fear such as chronic anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder. human anxiety disorders are some of the most common mental illnesss in the country. nearly one-third of all americans will exhibit symptoms of an anxiety disorder at least once during his or her lifetime. post-traumatic stress disorder's also becoming more prevalent. more than 40,000 war veterans are currently affected by this illness with thousands more cases going unreported. thankfully, progress has been made in understanding the biology of
PBS
Sep 2, 2010 3:00pm PDT
five months after parliamentary elections. some of the political players may decide to use violence themselves as a pressure point. >> lehrer: newshour correspondent spencer michels examines the impact of u.s. supreme court rulings on local gun regulations in california. >> among the first results of the supreme court decisions on guns: gun shows like this may become more common in california. >> woodruff: plus an encore look at jeffrey brown's profile of tap dance great maurice hines passing the torch and tradition to a new generation. >> lehrer: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> lehrer: the east coast kept a weather eye on the sea today, waiting for the arrival of hurricane earl. the storm weakened some during the day, but still had winds of 115 miles an hour. in kill devil hills, north carolina
PBS
Sep 1, 2010 7:00pm PDT
be our huge seller for us, not just in the u.s., but on a worldwide basis. it is a car with zero emissions. it only produces steam. >> susie: but can you make money on it? >> that's why we are putting so much money in it. we believe eventually we will be able to make money. but it is expensive, but it is the right solution. >> susie: and mercedes benz is an underwriting of "nightly business report." >> tom: worries about the economy took a back seat thanks the better showing by u.s. manufacturers in august. let's take a look at tonight's "market focus." industrial, financial and energy stocks led the way up. all the major sectors were stronger. manufacturers like eaton were pumped up by the industry data showing a healthy expansion. eaton makes products for several industries including automotive, aerospace and even golf club grips. shares jumped almost 8% to a two-week high. engine marker cummins rallied more than 7%, recovering most of what it had lost since mid- august. the firm's corporate bond rating was upgraded by s&p. financial stocks also helped the market. bank of ameri
PBS
Sep 1, 2010 6:00pm PDT
, margaret warner spoke with vice president biden. they met in a building north of baghdad that used to be saddam hussein' hunting lodge. >> mr. vice president, thank you for having us. >> happy to be with you, margaret. i really am. >> reporter: last night president obama said we have met our responsibility in iraq. we've been here a while. a lot of iraqis say to you, "you haven't. you came to our country, dictatorship, but at least we had services and we had security. now we don't have either." what do you say to them? i mean have we met our responsibility? >> the vast majority of iraqis i speak to acknowledge there is a great deal more security than there ever has been since the beginning of the war, number one. number two, the president said we have met our combat responsibilities, he means by that we have trained up 650,000 iraqi forces, and i might add, crack special forces, who really can do the job. but the president also pointed out that this is just the beginning of our engagement with iraq. we are ramping up our diplomatic and civilian engagement. we want to participate in helpi
PBS
Sep 2, 2010 4:00pm PDT
former baghdad chief for "the new york times." also with us tonight, laura lippman, with her new novel "i'd know you anywhere." john burns and author laura lippman. >> all i know is his name is james, and he needs extra help with his reading. >> i am james. >> yes. >> to everyone making a difference, you help us all live better. >> nationwide insurance supports tavis smiley. with every question and every answer, nationwide insurance is proud to join tavis smiley in working to improve financial literacy and remove obstacles to economic empowerment, one conversation at a time. nationwide is on your side. >> and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. [captioning made possible by kcet public television] >> ending this war is not in the interest of iraq. it is in our own. the united states has paid a huge price to put the future of iraq in the hands of its people. we have said our young men and women to make enormous sacrifices in iraq -- we have sent them. we have persevered because of a belief we share with the iraqi people, a belief that out of war,
PBS
Sep 2, 2010 2:30pm PDT
pamela. she is going to give us a tour of what is going on here. >> here we have the office where we can look after people with a little bit more privacy. we can also use the computers there when we need to. there, we have the storeroom, which the mayor has brought to store supplies that are coming in. over there, another official building. >> the food is here? >> here is the kitchen. these are the people who look after the cooking every day. >> let's have a look and see what they are cooking for the family said. >> it is a bean stew. >> this is a typical chilean dish. >> as she offered some to the journalists as well. everyone gets hungry here. >> we have more in a storeroom. we have to make it bigger. behind them are the groceries that have been dominated by other towns and mayors. immigrate, let's go inside here. this is a dining room set up so that people can come and sit down and have breakfast or snacks. it is open all day. this is set up by the national tv station where people can watch tv. this is a shrine with all the st. statues. here is a version of the candle aria, very tradi
PBS
Sep 1, 2010 5:30pm PDT
cooperation that is possible and should inspire us all. in addition, these are two leaders who, i believe, want peace. both sides have indicated these negotiations can be completed within one year. as i told each of them today, this moment of opportunity may not seem to come again. they cannot afford to let it slip away. now is the time for leaders of courage and vision to deliver the peace there people deserve. >> united states has marked a formal and u.s. combat role in iraq after seven years, which toppled saddam hussein and produce free elections, although no agreement on a government. president obama has said the u.s. paid a huge price to put its future -- to put iraq's future in its people's hands. we have this. >> live from the white house, the president who never supported the war declared its end. >> in announcing that the american combat mission in iraq has ended. operation iraqi freedom is over. the iraqi people now have the responsibility for the security of their country. >> more than 4400 american dead, the cost of overt $7 billion. the president said americans had p
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